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Mirabai Betters Her Own National Record

Kolkata: Former world champion Mirabai Chanu on Tuesday bettered her personal nationwide document by two kilogram as she lifted a complete of 203kg to win the 49kg gold within the Nationwide Weightlifting Championships right here.

The 25-year-old Manipuri lifted 88 kg in snatch in her second try and 115 kg in clear and jerk for a complete of 203 kg.

Tuesday’s effort has put her in fourth place in world rankings behind Chinese language Jiang Huihua (212kg) and Hou Zhihui (211kg) and Korean Ri Music Gum (209kg).

Mirabai’s earlier better of 201kg had come on the World Championship in Thailand in September final yr, the place she had completed fourth.

(PTI)

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